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Title: FORMING PROTECTIVE FILMS ON METAL

Abstract

Methods are described of inhibiting the corrosion of ferrous metal by contact with heavy liquid metals such as bismuth and gallium at temperatures above 500 icient laborato C generally by bringing nltrogen and either the metal zirconium, hafnium, or titanium into reactlve contact with the ferrous metal to form a thin adherent layer of the nitride of the metal and thereafter maintaining a fractional percentage of the metal absorbed in the heavy liquid metal in contact with the ferrous metal container. The general purpose for uslng such high boiling liquid metals in ferrous contalners would be as heat transfer agents in liquid-metal-fueled nuclear reactors.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
4247246
Patent Number(s):
2864731
Assignee:
U.S. Atomic Energy Commission
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
G - PHYSICS G21 - NUCLEAR PHYSICS G21C - NUCLEAR REACTORS
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
NSA Number:
NSA-13-008436
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: Orig. Receipt Date: 31-DEC-59
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
PATENTS; ABSORPTION; ADHESION; BISMUTH; BOILING; CORROSION; CORROSION PROTECTION; FILMS; FUELS; GALLIUM; HAFNIUM; HEAT EXCHANGERS; HEAT TRANSFER; HIGH TEMPERATURE; IRON; LAYERS; LIQUID METAL FUEL; LIQUID METALS; METALS; NITRIDES; NITROGEN; REACTORS; TITANIUM; VESSELS; ZIRCONIUM

Citation Formats

Gurinsky, D H, Kammerer, O F, Sadofsky, J, and Weeks, J R. FORMING PROTECTIVE FILMS ON METAL. United States: N. p., 1958. Web.
Gurinsky, D H, Kammerer, O F, Sadofsky, J, & Weeks, J R. FORMING PROTECTIVE FILMS ON METAL. United States.
Gurinsky, D H, Kammerer, O F, Sadofsky, J, and Weeks, J R. Tue . "FORMING PROTECTIVE FILMS ON METAL". United States.
@article{osti_4247246,
title = {FORMING PROTECTIVE FILMS ON METAL},
author = {Gurinsky, D H and Kammerer, O F and Sadofsky, J and Weeks, J R},
abstractNote = {Methods are described of inhibiting the corrosion of ferrous metal by contact with heavy liquid metals such as bismuth and gallium at temperatures above 500 icient laborato C generally by bringing nltrogen and either the metal zirconium, hafnium, or titanium into reactlve contact with the ferrous metal to form a thin adherent layer of the nitride of the metal and thereafter maintaining a fractional percentage of the metal absorbed in the heavy liquid metal in contact with the ferrous metal container. The general purpose for uslng such high boiling liquid metals in ferrous contalners would be as heat transfer agents in liquid-metal-fueled nuclear reactors.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1958},
month = {12}
}